Sep 25, 2022

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IPOB Dealt Huge Blow as Soldiers Kill 4 Suspected Members in Imo Gun Battle, Share Photos – Legit.ng

  • Nigerian Army troops neutralized four suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)
  • The Nigerian Army said the suspected IPOB members opened fire on his troops patrolling the area, adding that the troops eventually overwhelmed , a Hilux truck

< strong>Imo – The Nigerian Army said troops from the 34th Obinze Brigade killed four suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) during a shootout in the Orlu Local Government area of ​​Imo State.

This was announced on Monday, May 16, in a statement by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu.

The Army said the suspected IPOB members opened fire on their troops patrolling the area , adding that the troop s overwhelmed them afterwards.

The explanation read in part:

“Troops of the 34th Obinze Brigade have four members of the indigenous people of Biafra and his armed wing, the Eastern Security Network, in a bitter encounter that took place in Amaifeke and Ihioma in Orlu Municipality, Imo State May 2022, switched off firing sporadically, threatening the lives and property of innocent citizens.

“The angry dissidents opened fire upon seeing the patrol team that was outside to ensure the safety of citizens’ lives and property

< blockquote>“The vigilant troops attacked the criminals and neutralized four of them, while others succumbed to the troops’ superior firepower and escaped the scene.”

The Army said troops also obtained from the suspected IPOB members a pump-action weapon, 10 live ca rtridges, a Hilux truck.

It The Hilux truck was found to have been reportedly hijacked at gunpoint by the suspected IPOB members.

Guns murdered an army couple in front of the bride’s 10-year-old daughter, mother, says a relative

Meanwhile, a family member has shed more light on the circumstances surrounding the murders of Gloria Matthew and Linus Audu. an army couple who were murdered in Imo State.

The family member, whose identity has been kept secret, said the couple were arrested by four armed people at a location in the Near Orlu County of the State.

“Audu is from southern Kaduna, but he lives in Makurdi. Gloria is located in Sokoto. They arrived in Lagos from Kaduna on April 26 to pick up Gloria’s mother so they can travel together for traditional wedding rituals,” the source explained.